Just The Facts : A game that children play that used to be an Olympic sport

There's a certain game that I can almost guarantee that you played as a kid, that used to be an Olympic sport.  It might actually be fun to watch on TV, but I think they might have to make some minor adjustments to make it more exciting.  For example, a pit right in the middle filled with tigers and fire and huge spikes and such.  Obviously the tigers would have to be safely away from the fire and the spikes so they don't get hurt..  Or else maybe you give everyone on the teams rollerblades.  That might be pretty anti-climactic but it sure would give those legs a workout trying to stay still.  Anyways, here it is..